Originally posted on danmillerinpanama:
Who did it, why and under what circumstances?
What should and should not be done?
The military justice system demands justice for our troops. It does not
permit revenge upon them to curry favor with others, even our enemies.
The burning of an unstated number of Korans in Afghanistan and the aftermath have been much in the news. However, little has been reported factually about who did it, who if anyone told them to do it and/or why. It has not even been reported, beyond speculation, whether the Koran Burners were members of the United States military, some other military organization or civilians. According to this NY Times article, it was done by “American” personnel who “threw Korans into a pit of burning trash.” According to the linked February 21st article, also at the NY Times,